Planned Parenthood clinic to open in Lubbock

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LUBBOCK, Texas — Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas announced on Thursday that a press conference would be held to officially announce the opening of a new clinic on Friday, October 23.

The clinic will be at 3716 22nd Place, according to the Planned Parenthood website.

According to a release, the clinic will begin accepting in-person and telemedicine healthcare appointments for patients seeking various healthcare services. According to the website, they are booking appointments for Monday, October 26 at the earliest.

The release also said that medical and surgical abortion services would not be provided until, “a later point during the year ahead.”

Read the release from PPGT below:

Planned Parenthood of Greater Texas is hosting a press conference to announce the opening of a new Lubbock health center.

The Planned Parenthood Lubbock Health Center is now accepting in-person and telemedicine healthcare appointments for patients seeking the following healthcare services:

  • breast and cervical cancer screenings
  • full range of birth control (including IUDs and implants)
  • testing and treatment for sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
  • HIV tests
  • PrEP and PEP medication to prevent HIV transmission
  • treatment for urinary tract and vaginal infections
  • annual well checks
  • HPV and flu vaccines, and other essential healthcare services

Medication and surgical abortion services will be provided at a later point during the year ahead.

All are welcome at Planned Parenthood regardless of insurance or documentation status, income level, where they live or who they love. Planned Parenthood is proud to be a trusted resource for LGBTQ patients. Planned Parenthood is proud to be part of Lubbock’s friendly, diverse community.

Affordable healthcare services: Uninsured patients may be eligible for patient assistance funding for birth control; breast and cervical cancer screenings; STI testing and treatment; and HPV vaccines to prevent certain types of cancer

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